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Replace Toxic Fescue While Beef Prices Are Up -- MU Extension By: 02/24/2015 @ 10:58am

Seed costs of nontoxic fescue may seem daunting in troubling times, but good cattle prices now may make it the perfect time to replace that cheaper, toxic…

Mad Cow Strikes Again in Canada By: 02/16/2015 @ 12:10pm

On February 11, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in one…

Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA Team Up to Offer Free Certification By: 02/09/2015 @ 10:45am

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has partnered with the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program to provide…

Brazil Steps Up Position in Global Beef Market By: 02/09/2015 @ 10:04am

In response to rising global beef demand and the sluggish pace of beef herd expansion in the U.S. and elsewhere, Brazil is set to step up the rapid intensification of its beef production over the next 10…

5 Good Things to Know From '15 National Cattle Convention By: 02/06/2015 @ 9:38am

1. Environmental good guys. Rock Hills Ranch and the Perman Family of Lowry, S.D., are the national winners of the Environmental Stewardship Award for 2014. The award recognizes ranchers for their dedication…

'15 Cattle Industry Convention: What’s So Hot in San Antonio? By: 02/05/2015 @ 2:01pm

The 2015 National Cattle Industry Convention kicks off this week, and they’re calling it Sizzling Hot in San Antonio. You might think it’s in reference to the spicy food, or maybe the summer-like weather…

Cattle Party: Is It Over? By: 02/05/2015 @ 1:55pm

Are the good times coming to a close in the cattle business?Probably not, but the easy money may be behind us. So say the cattle market gurus at CattleFax, the major market analysts to the industry. Before…

Cattle Herd Expansion Steams Ahead By: 02/02/2015 @ 3:36pm

Cattle herd expansion is on in a big way.Friday's USDA Cattle Inventory Report showed the beef breeding herd's getting bigger, most notably in the number of heifers held back to calve this year; the…

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